The disclosure of millions of once-secret tobacco industry documents — which are now readily searchable online — has opened a window into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's interactions with tobacco executives and lobbyists.
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Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that can be extracted from marijuana or from hemp. It doesn't get people high because it doesn't contain THC, the psychoactive component of the cannabis plant.
Avastin got an accelerated Food and Drug Administration approval for treatment of glioblastoma, but additional research found the drug didn't extend patients' lives.
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The drug buprenorphine blocks the cravings associated with addiction. It comes in tablets and dissolvable film. The only injectable form available is a drug called Sublocade; a rival drug is ready for market but may be blocked for several years by the FDA.
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Claire's stores, such as this one in New York, are a common sight in U.S. malls. The company says its "products are safe" and disputes the FDA's findings, saying they "show significant errors."
The Food and Drug Administration suggests consumers who get prescription drugs mailed to them via CanaRx are at risk of getting mislabeled or counterfeit drugs. But consumer watchdog groups say the FDA has supplied no evidence that's happened.
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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced Tuesday that he is resigning the position, effective in one month. He is seen here testifying during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in April 2017.
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Reports of problems with transvaginal mesh implanted to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence in women have led the Food and Drug Administration to scrutinize the product more carefully.
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